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27

EVENT

Lecture

Biofabrication: Growing the Future

Are you excited about the future of materials?

On Tuesday, October 27th Parsons Healthy Materials Lab will host Amy Congdon from BIOFABRICATE for a talk introducing the field of biofabrication and how scientists, designers and engineers are growing the materials and products of the future. The lecture will give examples of companies at the forefront of the field today and their revolutionary technologies. Congdon will also cover realistic timelines and what it takes to scale innovations that can have real world impact.

Click the button on the left to register and we will send a zoom link in advance of the event.

Dr. Amy Congdon
Head of Design Intelligence, Biofabricate

Amy is a designer by training who has been working and researching in the field of biofabrication for over 10 years. She holds an MA in Material Futures and a PhD from the celebrated design school Central Saint Martins in London. Her PhD research ‘Tissue Engineered Textiles’ was conducted in collaboration with Kings College London (in the Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics department based at Guys Hospital). Amy received her introductory training in tissue engineering at the world renowned SymbioticA based at the University of Western Australia. Her work has been featured globally in leading publications and books, and in exhibitions held at venues including the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum (New York, USA) Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), and Science Gallery (London, UK). In her professional career Amy has worked both in industry and in house at biotech start-up Modern Meadow as Associate Director of Materials Design. Amy is currently Head of Design Intelligence at BIOFABRICATE, a global network serving the needs of biomaterial innovators, investors and consumer brands. Biofabricate’s vision is ‘A sustainable material world. Built with biology, not oil’.

The lecture will be followed by Q&A session.

Photo Credit: Modern Meadow

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